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Conservation tillage, including minimum and no tillage

Jayne T. MacLean

Conservation tillage, including minimum and no tillage

August 1987 - June 1989

by Jayne T. MacLean

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation tillage -- Bibliography.,
  • No-tillage -- Bibliography.,
  • Minimum tillage -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJayne T. Maclean.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 90-15., Quick bibliography series -- 90-15.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14660683M

      Long-Term Conventional and No-tillage Systems Compared - Duration: Univ of Wisconsin Integrated Pest and Crop Management , views. No-till systems sometimes have initial lower yields than conventional tillage systems. One of the reasons for this is the lower availability of N in the early years of no-till. Knowing this allows you to compensate by adding increased N (legumes, manures, fertilizers) during the transition years.

      This book is a much-expanded and updated edition of a previous volume, published in as No-tillage Seeding: Science and base objective remains to describe, in lay terms, a range of international experiments designed to examine the causes of successes and failures in by:   No-till is generally the least intensive form of tillage, while conventional tillage is the most intensive form of tillage. Conservation tillage, in which at least 30 percent of plant residue remains on the field following harvest, is less intensive than conventional tillage. Crop rotations are planned sequences of crops over time on the same.

    No-till farming (also known as zero tillage or direct drilling) is an agricultural technique for growing crops or pasture without disturbing the soil through -till farming decreases the amount of soil erosion tillage causes in certain soils, especially in sandy and dry soils on sloping terrain. Other possible benefits include an increase in the amount of water that infiltrates into. R.L. Blevins, W.W. Frye, in Advances in Agronomy, C SOIL ORGANIC MATTER. When conservation tillage and conventional tillage are compared under similar conditions, conservation tillage, especially no-tillage, results in soils having higher soil organic matter contents after a few years. That is not to say that conservation tillage always increases the .


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Conservation tillage, including minimum and no tillage by Jayne T. MacLean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Derpsch, R. () Historical review of no-tillage cultivation of crops, Proceedings, The 1st JIRCAS Seminar on Soybean Research. No-tillage Cultivation and Future Research Needs, March 5–6,Iguaçu Falls, Brazil, JIRCAS Working Report No.

13, Cited by: Conservation tillage is part of a system of crop production designed to minimize soil disturbance, maintain previous crop residue on or near the soil surface and minimize the number of field operations.

Weeds primarily are controlled with herbicides and fertilizers are applied in ways that minimize soil disturbance. Conservation tillage seeding equipment often is designed as a. compared the effects of conventional, minimum and no-tillage treatments on soil water loss during a 34 day period following mm of rainfall.

At 34 days, soil with the conventional tillage treatment had dried to less than cm cm-1 to 12 cm depth and the minimum tillage soil had dried to that water content to 9 cm depth.

In contrast, soil with theFile Size: 66KB. No-tillage Seeding in Conservation Agriculture. No-tillage Seeding in Conservation Agriculture Second Edition. This book is dedicated to the scientists and students whose work is reviewed, together with their long-suffering families.

Such people were driven by a desire Conservation tillage make no-tillage as sus- 13 No-tillage Drill and Planter Design. as minimum, mulch, strip and no-till or conservation agriculture.

In South Africa the transition was usually initially to chisel-based reduced tillage systems. A range of more sustainable no-till systems are used on more than 70% of the cropping area in Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Canada and the Western Cape as well as inFile Size: 36KB.

Conservation Tillage - Equipment 89 Specialized equipment for ridge-till • All traffic is confined to the same rows but compaction can result • Between row subsoilers can alleviate this compaction if done when soils are dry • Fertilizer and manure application equipment is the same as discussed under No-till except for preservation of the ridge.

Conservation tillage and conservation agri-culture are the collective umbrella terms commonly given to no-tillage, minimum tillage and/or ridge tillage, to denote that the inclusive practices have a conserva-tion goal of some nature.

Usually, the retention of at least 30% ground cover by residues after seeding characterizes theFile Size: KB. No-till, soil water storage, summer fallow, cropping systems, wheat, crop residue management, soil compaction. Introduction Conservation tillage is variously defined around the globe.

In the USA, the definition includes a minimum of 30% soil cover after planting to reduce soil erosion by water, or where soil erosion by wind is the. No till and ridge till are well-defined tillage systems thatmeet this criterion.

Other types of tillage practices that achieve atleast 30V0 soil cover are called rmdchtiltage systems. Byone-third of U.S. cropland was cultivated with some type of conservation tillage (USDA). “Min-imum tillage” or “reduced tillage” include tillage sys-Cited by: Conservation Tillage (Including Minimum Tillage and No-Till Cropping Systems) Conservation tillage is defined as any form of tillage that minimizes the number of tillage passes, where soil aggregate disruption is reduced, and a minimum of 30% of the soil surface covered with residues, with the aim to reduce soil erosion (CTIC, ).

Computer generated map. Includes graph of "Acres planted by region" and inset map. Language: English; English Descriptors: Conservation tillage 39 NAL Call. No.: aZN3 Conservation tillage, including minimum and no-tillage: January August on the surface (e.g., conventional tillage to ridge till or ridge till to no-till).

Using conservation tillage to convert grassland to Bird species found to nest in conventionally-tilled (T) and no-till (NT) corn and soybeans (from Best ) Corn Soybeans Species T NT Ring-necked pheasant Killdeer Mourning dove Horned lark American robin.

Conservation tillage practices are grouped into three types: no-till, ridge- till, and mulch-till. Keep in mind that no one conservation tillage method is best for all fields. Decisions should be based on the severity of the erosion problem, soil type, crop rotation, latitude, available equipment, and management skills.

As is found in other texts on the subject (e.g. Baker et al., ; Casão Junior et al., ), here the terms 'Conservation Agriculture ' and 'no-tillage (or no-till)' are used as synonyms to.

Minimum or no-tillage agriculture is practiced for many reasons, including economic ones, and a desire to reduce soil erosion. Tillage, including minimum or no-tillage, affects the weed population. Any method of weed control that minimizes tillage may benefit soil structure.

Conservation tillage leaves at least 30 percent of the soil surface covered by residue after planting. No-till planters leave much more than that by placing seeds or transplants in narrow slots, the only area where farmers disturb the soil.

Conservation tillage, such as no-till or minimum tillage, has been practiced worldwide as a means of conserving soil moisture, maintaining soil structure and improving soil properties (Ding and Zhang, ; Siddique et al., ).

In recent years, this practice has been included in the water-saving campaign to replace traditional plow tillage in northwestern China. If you want to be inspired to change from your conventional tillage to conservation tillage please visit a farm where no-till or minimum till has been implemented over seven years on dryland, where the rainfall is adequate (probably over mm per year), or.

M.R. Carter, in Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Introduction. Conservation tillage (CT) is an umbrella or generic term used to describe tillage systems that have the potential to conserve soil and water by reducing their loss relative to some form of conventional tillage.

Precise definitions of conservation tillage are only possible within the context of. Get this from a library. Conservation tillage (including minimum and no tillage), citations. [Jayne T MacLean; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. Baker et al state that “Conservation tillage is the collective umbrella term commonly given to no-tillage, direct drilling, minimum tillage and ridge tillage, to denote that the specific practice has a conservation goal of nature.

Usually, the retention of 30% surface cover by residues characterizes the lower limit of classification for conservation tillage.Get this from a library! Conservation tillage, including minimum and no tillage: August - June [Jayne T MacLean; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)].Get this from a library!

Conservation tillage (including minimum and no-tillage): January June citations. [Jayne T MacLean; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)].